If you develop gum inflammation (gingivitis) or the early stages of gum disease, treatment is crucial for avoiding the advanced stages of periodontal disease, which are linked to discomfort and adult tooth loss. To protect smiles in Des Moines, IA, your dentist may recommend a periodontal cleaning, also known as a scaling and root planing.
Month: August 2019
For too many people, the only time to see the dentist is when teeth begin to ache or other uncomfortable symptoms occur. At this point, an oral health concern could develop that requires substantial treatment. However, if you schedule a routine checkup and cleaning with your Des Moines, IA, dentist, we could identify these issues… Read more »
Invisalign® offers our Des Moines, IA, residents an alternative to metal braces for correcting the alignment of the teeth. But what makes them such a comfortable (and barely visible) option for fixing crooked or crowded teeth? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we design and create the aligners, and what the… Read more »
When a tooth becomes cracked, you need to see your Des Moines, IA, dentist for treatment. Without care, the fracture could mean the onset of serious oral health complications, complications that could even lead to tooth loss in severe cases. How do we repair cracked teeth, and when should you schedule a visit?